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put an end to something similar with technology they could have only dreamed of back then. scott broom is live tonight with montgomery county mison what changed then and what we have now, scott? >> reporter: there is one technology tool in particular that has been deployed here in montgomery county in just the past couple of years that many here are absolutely convinced would have lead them to those d.c. snipers a whole lot more quickly. one technology is just astounding and you may have seen these on the road. this is an automatic license plate reader. it can record and scan literally thousands of plates per day. deployed here in montgomery county just two years ago. these did not exist when they were terrorizing our region. if it had existed, police could have searched the data collected as they responded to shootings to automatically scour thousands of license plates seen near the scenes and match up plates seen multiple times. literally teasing out a needle from the hay stack. likely identifying that blue chevy caprice the snipers were working from much earlier. >> we had a mountai
they were able to do then. >> reporter: this is some of the new technology. >> virtually unlimited. >> a device carrying thousands of license plates her hours. >> we had cops stopping vehicles, identifying the occupants. we may have been able to have resolved this quicker. >> reporter: had this existed in 2002, they could have seen this plate, the one on the sniper's fearsome killing machine, dozens of times during their shooting spree. and it could have literally lifted a needle from a hay stack. now those devices have been deployed here at mike montgomery county for about two years now. dozens of them per second at 60 miles per hour. it is truly astounding technology and officers here, they only wish they had it ten years ago. reporting live with montgomery are county police, scott broom, 9news now. >> astounding is the word. thanks, scott. >>> police have released a composite sketch of a man wanted for fondling at least five women in the springfield area. the attacks include one this past tuesday night. in that case the woman said she was groped in front of her daughter. police
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you might be able to finally put your mouse to rest. >> reporter: 3-d motion sensing technology tracks all ten fingers down to the tiniest wiggle. >> very fast in responses. it's not just good for big motions like this but also for very, very tiny motions like this. that's just one centimeter right there. it's easy. >> reporter: thousands of developers around the world will start creating their own applications for the leap in the next two months. the uses are wide ranging. from simple web browsing. >> put your hand forward and grab the website and sort of flick it. >> reporter: to grabbing and rotating complicated data sets and navigating maps all threatening to rendering your mouse obsolete. >> i'll zoom in and walk up over here. now we're at san francisco here and this is our office space right there. >> reporter: the leap connects to your computer through a usb port and uses cameras and sensors to detect motion. >> it's a fundamental transformation of the experience of interacting with the computer. >> reporter: consumers will be able to get their fingers on the device next year fo
involved use of the company's commercial skipping technology found on the dvr system it provides. the complete statement can be found on wusa9.com. there is some good news. wusa is available over the air on verison, comcast, rcn, cox, and other local cable providers. coming up in sports, i haven't seen you in a long time. >> i've been here, i've been around, and there's lots to talk about. maryland, they open up their acc opener. can they dig in for a win? and it's the first weekend of playoffs baseball, both the nats and orioles are preparing for their games. the nats hope to make the most of being in the playoffs for the first time since 1933. stay with us. >>> and now, 9sports. >> maryland entered today's game with wake forest on a two- game losing streak, as they open the acc part of their schedule. if they can manage a win, they surpass their win total of two games. not too much to fear from the turtle lately. end of the first half, maryland with the ball. perry hill didn't play particularly well, but he got it here. that makes it 13-7 maryland. down 13-12 when hill finds
's commercial skipping technology, which is found on the dvr systems it provides. a complete statement can be found at wusa9.com. there is some good news. wusa is still available over the air, on verison, comcast, rcn, cox, and other local cable providers. >> it is a shame we couldn't replicate this friday to saturday and sunday. >> i know, because this beautiful weather, you know, if we could make it last through the weekend. the holiday weekend, that would be the ideal situation. unfortunately, things start to go downhill as of tomorrow afternoon. let's take a look outside right now with the michael and son weather camera. it is 69 degrees currently. still very pleasant and comfortable out there with that dew point of 60. the dew point is starting to rise. southerly winds at 11 miles per hour in front of an approaching system that will bring us some rain by saturday afternoon. all right, so we'll take a look at our weather headlines right now. the great weather we have out there will continue through the rest of the overnight hours and into tomorrow morning. it will be nice. as we head
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quickly than what they were able to then. >> reporter: this is some of that new technology. >> it is virtually unlimited. >> a device capturing thousands of license plates for hours, showing up the information instantly. >> we had cops running tags, recording tags, stopping vehicles, identifying occupants. we may have been able to solved this quickly. >> reporter: the system could have told police that they had seen this here. the one on the sniper's blue killing machine dozens of times during their shooting spree. and it could have literally lifted a needle from the hay stack. scott broom, 9news now. >>> now, those devices have been deemployed -- deployed for about two years now. reading dozens of license plates every second from cars going 60 miles an hour. >>> a scaffold collapses leaving two workers dangling from the safety harnesses. it happened this afternoon right outside the commerce department on pennsylvania avenue. rescuers had to use a cherry picker to get them down. investigators say that the worker's safety harness may have saved their life. neither man was hu
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business challenge, dell has the technology and services to help you solve it. >> >> pelley: we're always waiting for an october surprise. this year steve hartman found it not on the campaign trail but in the pumpkin patch, "on the road." >> i mean, it's history. >> reporter: history. >> pelley:>> it's actually hist. >> reporter: for david frerichs and pumpkin growers across the globe, this is the year they've been waiting for. the year they would hopefully get to see a pumpkin that makes these look like pomegranate seeds. that dwarfs even the 1500 pound giants you see at contests. a pumpkin so massive most growers thought the poundage was impossible. >> it would basically implode, that the shell of the pumpkin, the ribs inside, wouldn't be strong enough to hold that weight. >> reporter: like aerospace and its sound barrier. sports and its four-minute mile. the holy grail for giant pumpkin people has always been the one ton pumpkin. for decades growers have been pursuing this in vain. >> 1,507 pounds! >> reporter: a few months ago, rumors started circulating there were some giants growing
business challenge, dell has the technology and services to help you solve it. >> pelley: there's a sports video that we've been watching over and over again here in the newsroom. its star isn't a pro, in fact, he's 18 and plays high school soccer. jim axelrod has his amazing story. >> reporter: it's not hard to pick out nico calabria, joging with his varsity soccer teammates at concord carlisle high school outside boston. he is and always has been the kid with one leg. what is hard to do when watching nico is to believe what you're seeing. >> my disability doesn't define who i am. my disability gives me a challenge everyday. >> reporter: born without a right leg and right hip, nico was raised by parents whose only expectation for their son was that he not expect any special treatment. >> there's no-- you're not taking out the garbage, you're doing everything that every other did in the family is doing. >> reporter: do you take out the garbage? >> oh, yeah, i hate it, though. >> reporter: he was just five years old when he decided that a traditional prosthetic leg was simply holding him ba
work. >> i'm looking forward to seeing the technology in action on the scale. >> reporter: a computer scientist at the university of maryland, he developed a software program that was launched while president obama and mitt romney dualed in denver tonight. >> this is all about a new way to tap into people's opinion. >> reporter: an internet based software program that instantly recorded the reactions of about 500 students watching the debate here in college park and perhaps another 10,000 college students at schools all around the country. >> they are looking on their smart phone at a screen that has buttons that says agree, disagree. if you hear something you agree with, tap agree. >> reporter: president obama got his biggest spike of support when talking about education. when mr. romney after a fairly positive reception, his opening remarks did not fair nearly as well with the liberal leaning college crowd as the debate went on. as a journalist, i have to mention it wasn't just romney and obama that they were weighing in on tonight. they also weighed in on the moderator who got rave
'm looking forward to seeing the technology in action on this scale. >> reporter: a computer scientist at the university of maryland, he developed the software program that was launched while president obama and mitt romney dualed in denver. >> this is all about a new way to tap into people's opinions. >> reporter: an internet-based software program that instantly recorded the reactions of about 500 students watching the debate here in college park and perhaps another 10,000 college students at schools all around the country. >> they are looking on their smartphone at a screen that has buttons that say agree, disagree, spin, dodge. you hear something you agree with, tap it. >> reporter: not surprisingly given the audience, president obama got his biggest spikes of support when talking about reducing the costs of education while mitt romney did not fair nearly as well with the liberal leaning college crowd as the debate went on. matt jablow, 9news now. >> that's cool. that was really interesting. >>> in other news now, there is still no sign this morning of a missing fairfax county teen
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technology developed by apple for its iphones and ipads. the jury did, however, find that many of samsung's other products did infringe on apple's patents and orders the south korean company to pay apple $1 billion. but you can get the galaxy tab. >> so they pay the fine now. they still can't use those things like okay, i paid the final, can i now have my product? >> yes, you can have the product for now. we'll see what the next challenge is because this stuff never ends. >> thank you, jess. hope those pennies become quarters. >> thank you. we're hoping for the best. >>> questions are being raised about the effectiveness of beta blockers. >> we'll have more on that and your weather first when we return in two minutes. krystal conwell : we see a lot of problems with the... number of students that we have. resources. materials. things that the children need... on a day-to-day basis. anncr: question seven will help. the department of legislative services says question seven... will mean hundreds of millions of dollars... for schools...from gaming revenues that would have... gone to other sta
. the seattle based company teamed up with technology startup, square, to roll out a new mobile payment app. starbucks customers can use. the coffee company will add a tipping app and that will be available sometime next summer. the baristas will thank you. >> this is the weekend dozens of d.c. bars have been given the okay to stay open until 4:00 a.m. two hours longer than usual. a new city policy is being extended that extends alcohol sales before holidays. the move is aimed at raising $3 million more in revenue from alcohol sales. 42 bars and restaurants have been approved to stay open late under the new policy. >>> coming up, apple versus android. consumer reports compare the iphone 5 with the latest google phone. >>> but up next, a bus driver can't finish his route after being punched by a would be rider who couldn't pay his fare. and don't forget, we're always on at wusa9.com. stay with us, we'll be right back after the break. >>> caught on tape, a man punches a city bus driver. this is surveillance video out of kansas city, missouri. a group of young men getting on the bus. each on
not illegally use technology developed by apple for its ipads and iphones but the jury did find that many of samsung's other products did inning frin on ap -- infringe on apple's patents an ordered them to pay $1 billion. >>> one thing rich people can do that the rest of us can't? they can buy an high wan island. oracle c.e.o.'s just did that. he plans to turn the hawaiian island into an environmental paradise. he's pushing electric cars on the island and he hopes to increase its fruit exports to japan and other markets. by the way, worth an estimated $41 billion. ladies, the bold larry ellison is free. he's single. >> nothing is free. >> call me, larry. you're a handsome man. >>> our time 16:38. in nine minutes -- is 6:38. in nine minutes our pets are helping out their human friends. >> it is foggy out there this wednesday monk. we have some sun this afternoon headed our way. highs possibly to the mid-80s. straight ahead howard gives us a sneak peek of the weekend. we'll be right back. ♪ [ darius' mother ] i remember as a toddler, when darius started walking, there was no stopping him.
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't able to bring in the past simply because they have this technology. the whole idea is every time you make a call or get a call, it's supposed to ping off the nearest cell tower. that's recorded and police can get those records. but sometimes it pings off a different tower. tower closest to you is overloaded. that could be misleading down the line. >> the laws in louisiana, are they different? >> they are. it really had an effect in this case. you only need ten jurors to convict not 12 for murder. and so that can make a real difference and did make a difference in this case. >> they look like regular girls too. i'm struck by that. they look like women we all knew. >> talked to them beforehand, before the trial, there were no limits to questions. they seemed to be without gile. they talked to police beforehand without lawyers all those things -- police said to me that's because they are arrogant and self-confident. that's troubling. that's why this case is troubling. >> all right. we can see you tomorrow night erin on "48 hours." called "friends for life." tomorrow night 10:00, 9:00 c
maintain our technological lead and our people are skilled and able to succeed. and hard pressed states right now can't all do that. in fact, we've seen layoffs of hundreds of thousands of teachers over the last several years and governor romney doesn't think we need more teachers. i do. i think that's the kind of investment where the federal government can help. it can't do it all but it can make a difference and as a consequence will have a better trained work force and that will create jobs because companies want to locate in places where we've got a skilled work force. >> lehrer: two minutes, governor, on the role of government. your view. >> first, i love great schools. in massachusetts our schools are ranked number one of all 50 states and the key to great schools, great teachers. so i reject the idea that i don't believe in great teachers or more teachers, every school district, every state should make that decision on their own. look behind us, the constitution and the declaration of independence. the role of government is to promote and protect the principles of those documents
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